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Nature's Garden
Nature's Garden

Nature's Garden

A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants

NATURE

512 Pages, 6.08 x 9.14

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: March 2010

ISBN 9780976626619

Rights: WOR

Foragers Harvest Press (Mar 2010)

Price: $24.95
 
 

Overview

A detailed guide to 41 of the most widespread wild foods in North America, covering how to find and identify them, which parts are used, when and how to harvest them, and how to prepare them for the table. The cultural and natural history of the plants are also discussed. There is no overlap between the plants covered in this book and The Forager's Harvest.

Author Biography

Samuel Thayer is an internationally recognized authority on edible wild plants who has authored two award-winning books on the topic, Nature's Garden and The Forager's Harvest. He has taught foraging and field identification for more than two decades. Besides lecturing and writing, Samuel is an advocate for sustainable food systems who owns a diverse organic orchard and harvests wild rice, acorns, hickory nuts, maple syrup, and other wild products. He lives in rural northern Wisconsin with his wife and three children.